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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 A Mother's Story
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'A lost child. A mother's grief. A daughter's journey. What is the chain that links three women's lives? In Scotland in 1941 as World War 2 increases in ferocity, Rhona Begg goes against her parents' wishes and enlists in the ATS-a decision that brings with it heart-breaking consequences. After the war, weighed down with regret and grief, Rhona receives news that has the power to change her life. On the other side of the world, in Australia, Nell Duncan worries about her husband who is fighting in the Far East. When she receives the dreaded news that he is missing in action, her world collapses. The end of the war brings changes to Nell's life, but her dream of bearing a child is no longer possible and she grieves for what might have been. In 1971, when Joy Baker gives birth to her daughter, she begins the journey to discover her ancestry. What she finds shocks her to the core and propels her on a journey to the land of her birth. Three women. Three mothers. Three lives connected forever. From wartime Scotland to present day Australia, A Mother's Story is a sweeping family saga filled with emotion.' 

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    • Sunshine Coast, South East Queensland, Queensland,: Maggie Christensen , 2021 .
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      Extent: 278p.
      • Published November 2021
      ISBN: 9780645128338
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1941
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